Category "November 2015"

Marxists and the Labour Party

Marxists and the Labour Party

The following article is one in a series of personal viewpoints offered by members and supporters of the Independent Socialist Network, assessing the new situation brought about by the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party. As [...]

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Foundering on Brexit Rocks

Foundering on Brexit Rocks

The recent conference of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) dealt with a motion which called for an active campaign for Britain's withdrawal from the EU in the upcoming referendum. Members of the RMT transport workers' union, the Socialist [...]

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RISE – another nationalist dead end

RISE – another nationalist dead end

RISE was formally launched on 29 August in Glasgow. ‘Scotland’s Left Alliance’ is the result of negotiations between the Scottish Left Project, comprising of many of the Radical Independence Campaign’s leading lights (also known as the International Socialist Group (Scotland), [...]

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So what is this Marxist Party?

So what is this Marxist Party?

The following article is one in a series of personal viewpoints offered by members and supporters of the Independent Socialist Network, assessing the new situation brought about by the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party. As [...]

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Water on Mars

Water on Mars

The most compelling evidence yet that liquid water exists on the surface of Mars was obtained by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in pictures released on September 28th. Mars missions over the last 20 years or so have established that vast oceans [...]

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The Left and Labour’s last throw

The Left and Labour’s last throw

Victories of the Left are all too rare, and the desire to wallow in one is tempting. Corbyn's victory in the Labour leadership elections demonstrated the continued appeal and relevance of socialist values. What it does not represent is that [...]

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